Just as Bill Murray’s character Phil Connors discovers in the movie Groundhog Day, let us remember that happiness is an inside job. For whatever reason this rude, unkind man has been gifted with a repeating day that will not release him until he learns to love his life. Even his striving to ‘get the girl’ must be released and replaced with his development of a love affair with his own life. It’s through growing and caring for others that he, and each of us, finds real happiness.
May we all discover the beauty amidst the imperfections, the joy amongst the hurts, and the abundant bliss waiting to be noticed within the ordinary every day life we live. Let’s open up to the miracle and learn to love our life, today, just the way it is. May this day, and every day, be as a celebration in our hearts.
The Secret To Loving Your Beautiful, Imperfect Life ~by Kate Bratskeir
Bliss. . . relies on just one individual: You. Bliss isn’t a matter of perceiving your life as utopia. ‘We can’t be Pollyannaish,’ he says. ‘In our lives, things always go wrong. None of us have perfect lives.’ The wonder of bliss, however, is that it prevents the inevitable things that do go wrong from devastating us. When we tap into bliss, things really can shift. To activate the transformational principles of bliss, you have to make tapping into your bliss a daily practice. But this isn’t as daunting as it seems. ‘None of this is very hard to do, you just have to do a little bit every day and you can make tremendous progress very quickly,’ the teacher encourages. [Read more: Huffington Post]
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